Assessing fitness to drive: guide for medical professionals

Advice for medical professionals to follow when assessing a patient's fitness to drive.

How to use this guide

This guide is for medical professionals to help with any enquiries from the general public about driving with various medical conditions. It’s usually updated every 12 months.

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Published 14 March 2016
Last updated 22 June 2022 + show all updates
  1. Section 'How to use this guide' - the guidance is usually updated every 12 months.

  2. Survey for medical professionals closed - link removed

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